Research Group

Founded in 1980, Heritage Research Group stands at the forefront of innovation, tackling tough problems and turning big challenges into even bigger opportunities. We encourage a culture of independent, entrepreneurial thinking and prolific exploration. Our team of scientists and engineers use cutting-edge technology and inventive problem-solving to create enduring value.

As the research and development laboratory of The Heritage Group, we pioneer groundbreaking solutions and drive scientific innovation to meet our customers’ complex needs in construction and materials, environmental services and sustainability, and specialty chemicals.

Every day, our team of chemists, engineers, and scientists use cutting-edge technology to solve tough problems. We don’t accept the status quo. We ask “Why?” We work with our customers and employees to search for new solutions. Our R&D team exists solely to innovate, and build a better future.

We take a team approach to solving tough problems. We strive to find sustainable solutions and we continually explore new ways to improve the markets we play in.

Our R&D team’s broad accomplishments include more than 100 patents.  It includes the launch of several new businesses. These include full recycling of used engine oil, better micronutrients for animals, high friction pavements for safer highways and streets, and new biobased lubricants that are biodegradable.